November 17, 2018
Surgical Consultations Now Available in Fox Chase’s East Norriton Offi...
Urologic oncology surgeons Marc C. Smaldone, MD, MSHP, FACS, and David Y.T. Chen, MD, FACS, now have office hours at Fox Chase Cancer Center’s new Montgomery County location in East Norriton. “Because one of us will be there each week, we can give patients... read more
November 13, 2018
Hope for Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic cancer is notoriously challenging to diagnose and treat. Now that researchers are learning more about the disease, treatment options are expanding, and The Marvin and Concetta Greenberg Pancreatic Cancer Institute at Fox Chase Cancer Center is at... read more
November 13, 2018
Finding the Right Words to Talk About Cancer
When someone we know is diagnosed with cancer, many of us don’t know what to say—and fear saying the wrong thing. Suddenly, we’re speaking in metaphors. We talk about warriors and survivors. They’re heroes fighting a cancer battle. Cancer patients... read more
November 13, 2018
Cryosurgery’s Clinical Benefit: Delays Needed for Hormone Therapy for...
A recent Fox Chase Cancer Center study showed that 80 percent of men who have cryoablation surgery for recurrent prostate cancer can safely delay the start of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for two or more years and, as a result, avoid the risk of... read more
November 8, 2018
Why it is Important to See a Genetic Counselor
A lot of people think that cancer “runs in the family,” but the truth is that fewer than 10 percent of cancers are the direct result of a genetic defect. Still, patients are often referred for genetic counseling, because the results can help them make... read more
November 7, 2018
Estrogen and Lung Cancer: Researchers discover a new link
Here’s a shocking statistic: In the United States, about 20% of women and 10% of men diagnosed with lung cancer have never smoked. It’s true that smoking remains the number one cause of lung cancer. But, because people who’ve never smoked now make up such... read more